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Poster: AltheaRose Date: Jul 14, 2010 8:22am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Weird CD burning glitch and funny mix request

I had a really funny request for some GD music, which is the context for this. A foreign student who arrived in the US only recently and knows I download a lot of music asked me to make some copies for him. It's not like he's heard the GD or anything; he just wants to learn "American music."

So I ask: "What music do you like?" Him: "Oh, I listen to everything!" Me: "Like, what in particular?" Him: "Oh, back home I had four tapes. Metallica, Guns n Roses, the Band and Jurassic Park!"

Yeah, that hot band Jurassic Park. Apparently he got the tapes from some traveling Spaniard. (Really.)

Me: "That's an interesting mix. Do you like the Beatles?" Him: "Who?"

But he wants to learn "American music," and hence has asked for some. Well, I'm always up for potentially saving someone from falling into the rap trap. I don't have the time to make a whole individualized mix, so I said if he wanted whole shows, no problem. I burned some early 80s shows cuz that's high energy and, I think, more accessable to non-Deadheads (or those unlikely to be truly converted) than the earlier shows.

But I figured he might as well have Cornell, too, just so that, if he runs into any Deadheads, he'll be officially hip. When I tried to burn it, though, only St. Stephen would burn! So weird ....

How in the hey would that happen? Any techno-savvy folks here have a clue?

And if anyone has thoughts about what Dead shows would be good for, as it were, Intercultural Communication and American Culture 101, share away :-)

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Poster: duckpond74 Date: Jul 14, 2010 9:05am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Weird CD burning glitch and funny mix request

for the glitch . . . what is your process / tool(s) for burning? I've had that kind of selective glitch happen to me twice with Toast8, both times it was because of the source files downloaded. I re-downloaded those files, put them in my toaster and all was fine.

When I burned through Itunes in the past, I often got different levels on different tracks - even if they all came from the same, even leveled source. Anyone out there got a clue/answer about this?

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Poster: AltheaRose Date: Jul 14, 2010 11:33am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Weird CD burning glitch and funny mix request

I have files loaded on my laptop, and burn from there. I'm sufficiently clueless not to know what program is being used; whatever came with my laptop, I guess. (I have Vista.)

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Poster: unclejohn52 Date: Jul 14, 2010 12:38pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Weird CD burning glitch and funny mix request

to Duckpond - that's just another annoying thing about iTunes. It seems to try to equalize all the tracks all on its own, but heaven knows to what standard level. Apple wants to do us a favor, but I think makes it worse. I'm not a fan of the synch behavior for podcasts either, since I have two machines and multiple users. It causes grief when drag and drop would suffice. You could inspect some of the "faulty" tracks - do a Command "I" on the track in iTunes, go to Options and see if the volume or EQ has been adjusted. Toast has been my standard for burning, usually rock solid.

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Poster: duckpond74 Date: Jul 14, 2010 1:00pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Weird CD burning glitch and funny mix request

hey UncleJohn52, I walked away from the Itunes 'system' a few years back and do all of my burning with Toast as well - apart fro those two download incidents, it's done the job nicely.

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Poster: duckpond74 Date: Jul 14, 2010 8:54am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Weird CD burning glitch and funny mix request

What country is your friend from?

I once burned the Eyes->Big River, Playin', The Race Is On and the China Cat->Rider from Des Moines 6-16-74 for a guitar player in Ghana. He went nuts. He played that disc 4 times that day and night and invited some friends over. He "had no idea about this kind of music".

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Poster: ducats Date: Jul 14, 2010 3:36pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Weird CD burning glitch and funny mix request

I say you go Sgt Peppers, L.A. Woman, Workingmans, then the hardest (if you like my idea I'm sure somebody will give you the versions) live versions of Workingmans tunes available.

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Poster: micah6vs8 Date: Jul 14, 2010 9:15am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Weird CD burning glitch and funny mix request

You better burn 6 - 24 - 70 for him . It might shake him six ways to Sunday , but hey , it's not all dancing bears . ( subliminal parentheses , 10 - 12 - 68 , 9 - 2 - 68 , 3 - 18 - 67 )

edit - O.K. AR , the missus & I are curious . In general , where on the planet are you going too . Are you a brief bolt of light fading into the sun , or are you going to remain w/ the forum in some fashion . The lady can write people , and quite well .

This post was modified by micah6vs8 on 2010-07-14 16:15:47

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Poster: AltheaRose Date: Jul 14, 2010 11:30am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Weird CD burning glitch and funny mix request

Kathmandu, Nepal. Which probably means I've just outed my secret identity, if I happen to know any lurkers who read this circus ... I mean, how many people can possibly be moving THERE?!?

This is ridiculously addictive, and a fun break amidst the daily routine (or daily chaos, as is the case right now), so I expect I'll keep harassing you guys. And I actually do occasionally learn something. We'll see if you convince me about BK's core-itude ...

And thanks for the compliment. I actually get paid to write, like Rob, I gather. (Which is why I'm often at the computer, finding ways not to earn my pay.) But generally I have to be serious. This is more fun :-)

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Poster: micah6vs8 Date: Jul 14, 2010 11:33am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Weird CD burning glitch and funny mix request

No more Maoist guerrillas , or burning streets I hope .

My bro's S/O just returned from ,

http://www.aubreygraham.org/

Yeah , there are a few spots on that trip I wouldn't go to ( Congo ) .

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Poster: AltheaRose Date: Jul 14, 2010 11:52am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Weird CD burning glitch and funny mix request

Well, the Maoists are in the government now, but it's complicated. They're less of a problem than the freelance thugs who've emerged and various self-styled separatist groups (often hard to tell from the thugs). The "burning streets" (burning tires in protests, etc) are no biggie, cuz that's always just one small area, and you don't have to go there. It'll be interesting! But I agree, I wouldn't go to the Congo. Nepal is chaotic and risky, but not brutal or murderous, and it's a fascinating place.

Your brother's S/O is very talented! If s/he goes back there, maybe we could hook up for a joint project sometime :-)

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Poster: micah6vs8 Date: Jul 14, 2010 12:10pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Weird CD burning glitch and funny mix request

Not a wide margin there AR , between Goma , DRC , and your destination . Do you feel your security in Nepal is acceptable ?
Remember the quaint days of the Cold War , when you could tell who the Marxist thugs were ( or at least you could mostly tell which side was which ) , opposed to the new narco thugs , or human ( child ) trafficking thugs .

Aubrey is in the states for a bit . Recharging . She has a clear vision . I respect her . Contact her by all means , she would love it . ( But don't take up too much time . I have her down for ' babysitting ' duties . ) For a young , white woman to go to the places she did in Africa , many ' alone ' , takes more sand then I will ever have .

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Poster: AltheaRose Date: Jul 14, 2010 1:01pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Weird CD burning glitch and funny mix request

Fortunately, in Nepal, Westerners haven't been a target. It really is quite different than the Congo or, say, Pakistan. You never know; but you never know in, say, parts of NYC or DC or wherever, either. And heck, I'm mostly going to be in a perfectly comfortable house about five minutes from two good pizza places. If I see any extortionist thugs, they'll be deciding between pepperoni and anchovies.

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Poster: midnightcarousel Date: Jul 14, 2010 11:07am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Weird CD burning glitch and funny mix request

I really don't know about the CD offhand, although if you gave some more specifics I might be able to help.

For what it's worth, if someone had handed me Cornell as my first introduction to the dead I would have hated it. Now I think that concert is quite good, but it never would have grabbed me without any context.

I would suggest a selection from DP8. Here's my ideal track listing for a single CD:

1. St. Stephen >
2. Cryptical >
3. Drums >
4. Other One >
5. Cryptical >
6. Cosmic Charlie
7. Good Lovin'
8. Dancing in the Street

I think Garcia's guitar playing on Other One, Good Lovin and Dancing is the best, most fluid playing he's ever done (by "best" i mean better than EVERYTHING else, ever ever ever). But use your own instincts.

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Poster: AltheaRose Date: Jul 14, 2010 11:39am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Weird CD burning glitch and funny mix request

You may be right about Cornell, which is why I wasn't initially thinking of it. Actually I figured I'd burn it and listen to it again, then if it didn't seem to work, I'd just keep it on CD. I just had to do some long errands and was in the car a while, so was listening to it again, though, and the beginning is pretty high energy ... hard to judge, really, how others would react. The '70s in general has a sweet sound, but also has a raw aspect that I'm not sure would appeal to all ears.

I like your "intro list," and that's the thing that would do it for me (and basically did, given what I first heard), but he has literally never heard any 60s psychedelia (never heard the Beatles, even) and isn't a musician, so it just might not be accessible. I'd listened to a lot of things in that general vein first (albeit, of course, not as good!) and I'm betting you did too. But what's interesting is there's just no contextual baseline here. Which is why I'm thinking high energy, with lots of cowboy Dead and stuff that rocks. But who knows ...

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Poster: midnightcarousel Date: Jul 14, 2010 1:34pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Weird CD burning glitch and funny mix request

Veneta maybe? Again, I have my biases, but I wouldn't touch anything from after 1974 for the first year of my deadheadedness. Veneta is a solid, classic show (although I think it's trumped by the September shows) and has a huge number of peaks, as well as some great renditions of the "cowboy tunes." 1972 seems to me to be a really good entry point; they were extremely tight at that point and had a pretty reasonably sized repertoire, and it also exemplifies a peak point in the psychedelia aspect to the music (playin and dark star from this show are many people's favorites).

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Poster: DeadRed1971 Date: Jul 14, 2010 2:39pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Weird CD burning glitch and funny mix request

The more I listen to Veneta, the more I notice how totally out of tune it sounds on most songs.

I'd take 12/5/71 over that any day.

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Poster: unclejohn52 Date: Jul 14, 2010 2:54pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Weird CD burning glitch and funny mix request

Also a big problem on the "Ladies & Gentlemen" discs (Fillmore April 1971) - great energy, lots of strings need tuning. No wonder in latter years they spent more time between songs retuning. But, it features one of my favorite GDRFB.

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Poster: AltheaRose Date: Jul 14, 2010 1:51pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Weird CD burning glitch and funny mix request

Good idea, but I don't have that one myself, cuz I haven't found it in downloadable form ... Am I missing a link here?

But yes, '72 is a good idea. Tight, with both cowboy tunes and Dark Stars, etc. Guess there's a reason Europe '72 was one of the first albums I listened to constantly. (Back when I first heard the music, I loved the first album, Anthem, Aoxomoxoa and Europe '72. Honestly, I don't think the others would have "converted" me. But I also saw a series of shows almost immediately, so it's hard to know what it would mean just to have heard the recorded music.)

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Poster: midnightcarousel Date: Jul 14, 2010 2:30pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Weird CD burning glitch and funny mix request

Perhaps try a september 72 dick's pick? 11, 23, 36?

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Poster: AltheaRose Date: Jul 14, 2010 2:41pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Weird CD burning glitch and funny mix request

I know this is really stupid, but I've never actually tried burning DPs onto CD. I have some on CD and some on iTunes, and I've thought of putting my iTunes ones onto CDs, but haven't figured it out yet. (OK, I haven't tried, but it's not instantaneously apparent in a nanosecond, even though there's probably a button for it or something.) This reminds me that I actually should save the iTunes ones in case my computer goes kablooey. Although they're probably safe in iTunes Universe somewhere.

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Poster: DeadRed1971 Date: Jul 14, 2010 2:48pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Weird CD burning glitch and funny mix request

Create a playlist for what you want to burn. Drag and drop the show,album, or individual tracks into the playlist. At the bottom of the playlist there will be a button to burn a CD. iTunes will check the playlist automatically to see what can fit on a single disc. If you don't like where a disc is going to end (such as in the middle of a China/Rider) you can un-check the last song or songs to make a nice, tidy disc. Once your disc is burned, un-check those songs and repeat the process for the next disc.



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Poster: nsanyi23 Date: Jul 14, 2010 3:43pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Weird CD burning glitch and funny mix request

thanks mate, good job

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Poster: unclejohn52 Date: Jul 14, 2010 2:06pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Weird CD burning glitch and funny mix request

Veneta has everything, great show. Here's a good place to download, clean and easy:

http://stash.nugs.net/stash.asp?cmd=shows&;artist=1

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Poster: AltheaRose Date: Jul 14, 2010 2:32pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Weird CD burning glitch and funny mix request

Well, that was fun. Thanks!

And get this: the "genre" listed for One More Saturday Night is "Christian Rap."

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Poster: duckpond74 Date: Jul 14, 2010 12:10pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Weird CD burning glitch and funny mix request

But who knows ... play him "Live/Dead" or 11-2-69 and see what he thinks.

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Poster: AltheaRose Date: Jul 14, 2010 12:15pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Weird CD burning glitch and funny mix request

That's true. Whatever I end up giving him, I've already decided it will come with a requirement: He has to promise to listen through headphones and not crummy laptop speakers!

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Poster: duckpond74 Date: Jul 14, 2010 1:15pm
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Check out ebay or craig's list for the 'boom tube' sold under the virgin name (sony may have done a clone as well). Great, rich sound that packs tightly, doesn't take up much room when traveling and even has a silly little - but still effective - sub-woofer. Good luck finding one , if you're interested . . . and safe and inspired travels to you.

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Poster: AltheaRose Date: Jul 14, 2010 1:30pm
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Interesting. I found the Amazon reviews, but not available now, and nothing on eBay at the moment. But my Bose speakers are portable, actually, so they're going in the luggage (well packed, and maybe carry on). Won't work in the field, but then again, if there's no electricity, nothing will ... and heck, I don't listen to my music ALL the time. Sometimes bird songs are pretty darned nice :-)

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Poster: ringolevio Date: Jul 14, 2010 11:52am
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Hasn't ever heard the Beatles, that's mind boggling. This is like introducing "music" per se to someone from another planet. (A planet where they don't have music.)

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Poster: AltheaRose Date: Jul 14, 2010 11:57am
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Yeah, isn't it?!? I should probably make a curriculum instead of some CDs. "In the beginning, there was Elvis." (Not really, but this is the very very intro level curriculum.)

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Poster: ringolevio Date: Jul 14, 2010 12:16pm
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In seventh grade, my son had to make a CD of twentieth-century music. I remember we had a lot of fun with it. Blues and ragtime and swing and be-bop and reggae and hip-hop and the Beatles and Dylan and, um, the Grateful Dead. (Though I'm sorry to say, if I recall correctly, his Dead pick was Touch of Gray.)

I'll see if he still has it and tell you what he included. It would make a good curriculum for a new arrival from another planet who needed a few points of reference for all the sounds suddenly surrounding him. It must simply sound cacophonous at first.

I once tutored a deaf woman who heard the birds sing for the first time after she got a cochlear implant at age 45. Wonder if I could still turn her on to the Dead ... I'd be afraid it would make her brain explode.

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Poster: AltheaRose Date: Jul 14, 2010 1:07pm
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I love that assignment. I am so going to use it with my son. I hope he doesn't pick Touch of Grey, though ...

There was actually a group of deaf Deadheads ... Deaf Heads? They'd go to shows and, I guess, enjoy the beat and the dancing.

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Poster: duckpond74 Date: Jul 14, 2010 1:10pm
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Fantastic for her!!! I think we should all spend more time listening to the birds.

This may be a strange but plausible link between birds' songs and the Grateful Dead ...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/thereporters/willgompertz/2010/02/40_wild_birds_play_a_gibson_le.htm

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Poster: Jobygoob Date: Jul 14, 2010 11:38am
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Add a few select tracks from the acoustic set and you have a winner here for sure. Cold Jordan, I Know You Rider, Cumberland, Uncle John's would be my picks. It was this show, with the full acoustic set and the beginning of the electric set, on a 90 min cassette, that got me interested in the Dead way back when.

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Poster: midnightcarousel Date: Jul 14, 2010 1:31pm
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If there were more room on a CD I would certainly have put some acoustic on there... probably could fit a couple, but the whole set is so stellar I would feel bad including some and not the rest.

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Poster: Mandojammer Date: Jul 15, 2010 9:13am
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AR -

After scrolling and skimming the posts I have to admit my immense dismay at no one recommending bluegrass. I might have just missed it.

That said anything by:

Bill Monroe
Stanley Brothers
Gibson Brothers
Del McCoury
Doc Watson
Ricky Skaggs

Newer:
Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper
Steep Canyon Rangers
Cadillac Sky
Farewell Drifters
Mountain Heart

And just so you can implode his head, have him try out Iron Horse - Fade To Bluegrass

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2R-2Hi9j4yM

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Poster: duckpond74 Date: Jul 15, 2010 10:55am
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Good point Mando. Just curious on your thoughts about The Seldom Scene? And in the 'newer' vein, Crooked Still?

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Poster: Mandojammer Date: Jul 15, 2010 11:00am
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I haven't seen Seldom Scene (uh, need Rob to give me breakdown on how that parses) but everything I've heard on Sirius-XM Radio sounds really good.

I had the great fortune to see Crooked Still 3 times at FloydFest two years ago and if you'll indulge me, there's a pretty cool story.......

FloydFest has a workshop series each year - Tony Trischka, Michael Daves, Railroad Earth, Gokh Bi (drum troop). Anyway, in 2008, David Grisman was scheduled to do a mandolin workshop starting at 10:00 AM Saturday morning. I was in my seat in the fourth row at 9:30. 10:00 AM rolls up and there are about 3000 people crowded around the stage. One of the Floydian announcers came out and announced that there was a schedule change - the Grisman workshop was going to move to 11:00 AM and he asked that we stick around for Crooked Still. The vast majority stayed and the crowd was estimated at about 2700 - Aoife O'Donovan sticks her head out and went goggle-eyed at the size of the crowd. Crooked Still came out and blew the place away. About halfway through their set, Grisman pokes his head out and one by one all of the Quintet came to side stage to watch. It looked like he was really impressed and he really talked them up when the Grisman Quintet came out and did their workshop. It ended up being a Quintet set more than a mandolin workshop but none of us were disappointed. He did a Q&A period - someone asked him to tell some stories about what it was like playing with jerry in old and In the Way. Grisman looks out in the crowd and says "Well there's a lot of kids here........one time we drove up to Sausilito and played a gig. We met some really nice folks and after the show we went to their house. We, ummm, had a good time, and then we drove back to San Francisco." The crowd roared.

Anyway, back to Crooked Still. They played two more sets at Floyd and had a big crowd at each one. I ran into Tristan (cello), Brittany Haas (fiddle) and Aoife during New Monsoon's Saturday night set and had a short conversation about how much I enjoyed their impromptu set before Grisman. Aoife told me that Grisman asked them afterwards if they would consider joining his tour and open for him the rest of the summer. Apparently he was impressed too! I haven't seen them since then, but really enjoyed what I saw and won't miss them if they ever get close to Virginia Beach.

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Poster: duckpond74 Date: Jul 15, 2010 11:37am
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good story - glad you got to see Crooked Still (Tristan was relatively knew then - after Rushad spontaneously combusted one to many times) - I love that band. As for the Seldom Scene, the current band - though good - is far removed from the original line up which featured Mike Auldridge, John Starling, etc.. If you haven't heard 'Live at the Cellar Door', do yourself a favor and check it out - esp. their version of 'I Know You Rider' - a long standing 'desert isle disc' for me.

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Poster: Mandojammer Date: Jul 15, 2010 3:53pm
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I'm on it. Thanks for the Cellar Door tip.

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Poster: AltheaRose Date: Jul 15, 2010 10:08am
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This particular guy was asking specifically about the "rock" I download (eg GD), but I totally agree with you about bluegrass. Love all those guys!!!

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Poster: Dhamma1 Date: Jul 14, 2010 10:19am
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Any of the spring and summer 1970s shows (like the recent Road Trips 3.3) are likely to contain a great selection of traditional rock-n-roll, blues, and country (Silver Threads) that might introduce him to "American" music. Then you have the WD/AB tunes, and maybe the harder psychedelic stuff will seem somewhat familiar from his Metallica knowledge.

With one of those shows as his introduction, he could trace its heritage back to Chuck Berry, Muddy Waters, Woody Guthrie, B B King, and Merle Haggard. The "American Book of the Dead" draws lots of these connections, if you have a copy to lend him.

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Poster: AltheaRose Date: Jul 14, 2010 11:36am
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Trace the heritage? Dude (or dudette), this is a guy who never heard of the Beatles. He thinks Jurassic Park is a band. He's got a long way to go before he's tracing any heritage to blues singers :-) That's partly why this is so funny to me ... I just have no baseline to go on in terms of his taste (if any)!

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Poster: unclejohn52 Date: Jul 14, 2010 11:51am
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Gosh, just think of the musical vistas you could open up for someone who's never heard American music! Throw in some Van Morrison, Joni Mitchell, John Prine, some Motown, Miles Davis, Zappa, Stevie Ray Vaughan... anything blues or jazz, just omit the disco and rap shit. I would be handing this guy stacks of CDs...

I'm more of a Mac guy, but work with both platforms... and know WinXP better than Vista... but I've always found Windows Media Player to be a bugger. I think it has problems managing a variety of file types, i.e. .mp3 and .mv4 etc. If you have another program for burning CD's, like Nero, try that instead of the Windows product.

and congrats on a very interesting venture, you must be a really hardy soul.

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Poster: AltheaRose Date: Jul 14, 2010 12:21pm
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Hardy or nuts. I did spend a fair amount of time chasing a certain not-exactly-hip-or-glamorous band around, and I still listen to the stuff eons later, so that may tip the balance towards "nuts" ...

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Poster: ringolevio Date: Jul 15, 2010 2:58am
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Wait - they're not hip and glamorous?
I was misled.

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Poster: AltheaRose Date: Jul 15, 2010 5:26am
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Only Jerry. He was a fashion trendsetter, of course. Why do you think everyone in NYC wears black?

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Poster: Dhamma1 Date: Jul 14, 2010 11:52am
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Good points. I am too optimistic about human nature, and the desire of people to learn. :-) [Dude, BTW -- though it seems an odd term to use; in my day it was only 'guys']

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Poster: AltheaRose Date: Jul 14, 2010 12:01pm
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I don't think it's a lack of desire to learn, but I think the context he could bring to it is just so basic -- no knowledge of Elvis, Beatles, Stones, etc -- that to get to that place on the learning curve where you're looking at older blues is just such a steep climb that it's hard to envision. Maybe someday, but not any time soon.

Dude and dudette goes back to at least the early 80s! You must be up there with Tuli Kupferberg, then :-)

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Poster: Dhamma1 Date: Jul 14, 2010 12:10pm
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Not quite that old, though I do remember the Fugs (never saw them but always admired their in your face iconoclasm).

Born in '52, heard Live Dead when it came out and didn't like it, but got on the bus with WD early in 1970. Everything after the hiatus is "late" Dead, in my mind.

The band is important to me primarily because of its role in the utopian vision of psychedelic transcendence, 1966-1973. In my heart of hearts I feel the hippies were right, and that the world has never recovered from Richard Nixon.

But then maybe I'm just another old fart clinging to a nostalgic view of his youth.

:-)

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Poster: ducats Date: Jul 14, 2010 3:41pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Weird CD burning glitch and funny mix request

sorry to say it but I have to go with the latter

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Poster: Dhamma1 Date: Jul 14, 2010 3:48pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Weird CD burning glitch and funny mix request

:-)

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Poster: bluedevil Date: Jul 14, 2010 3:55pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: NO ELVIS, BEATLES OR THE ROLLING STONES!

Whatever happened to David Peel?

IN 1977 I HOPE I GO TO HEAVEN
COS I BEEN TOO LONG ON THE DOLE
AND I CAN'T WORK AT ALL

DANGER STRANGER
YOU BETTER PAINT YOUR FACE
NO ELVIS, BEATLES, OR THE ROLLING STONES
IN 1977

IN 1977
KNIVES IN WEST 11
AIN'T SO LUCKY TO BE RICH
STEN GUNS IN KNIGHTSBRIDGE

DANGER STRANGER
YOU BETTER PAINT YOUR FACE
NO ELVIS, BEATLES OR THE ROLLING STONES
IN 1977

IN 1977
YOU'RE ON THE NEVER NEVER
YOU THINK IT CAN'T GO ON FOREVER
BUT THE PAPERS SAY IT'S BETTER
I DON'T CARE 'COS I'M NOT ALL THERE
NO ELVIS, BEATLES OR THE ROLLING STONES

IN 1977
SOD THE JUBILEE
IN 1978
IN 1979
STAYED IN BED
IN 1980
IN 1981
THE TOILET DON'T WORK
IN 1982
IN 1983
HERE COME THE POLICE
IN 1984
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mt5ggkuQIbc

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